1972 Presidential General Election Results - Oregon
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 486,686 52.45%6
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 392,760 42.33%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonIndependent 46,211 4.98%0
Write-ins-- 2,289 0.25%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:2,633,156Enum.1980 Population Density:10.6persons/km2
1972 Population:2,195,219Est.1972 Population Density:8.8persons/km2
1970 Population:2,091,533Enum.1970 Population Density:8.4persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:6Electoral Vote Density:365,870persons/EV
Land Area (2000):248,631km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Oregon Secretary of State. Elections Division, comp., Official Abstract of Votes General Election 1972 (Salem, 1973)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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